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How has Britain's climate changed over millions of years?

The Rhone glacier and the source of the Rhone river are seen on an autumn day in Obergoms, Switzerland.

Past environments can tell us about future climates. Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

Matthew Pound
Associate Professor in Physical Geography, Northumbria University, Newcastle
Martha Gibson
Research Fellow, Paleoclimatology, Northumbria University, Newcastle
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About the width of a human hair, this is 12 million year old pollen the authors found fossilised in the Peak District.
12 million year old pollen. Image: Matt Pound, Author provided

Where fossilised pollen was gathered in Anglesey, North Wales.
Fossilised pollen can be found here in North Wales. Image: Matt Pound, Author provided
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